We are a husband and wife photography team based the heart of the San Gabriel Valley (Old Town Pasadena, to be exact). My husband, Bao, and I have turned our love for children and family into a family owned business and are so excited to share our services, talent, experience and creativity with you.
Being parents to our smiling baby boy, we know the importance of having the prefect photographs to display in our home and on today's social media to keep our friends and families up to date with our family's highlights. That is why we are always investing in continuing education, props, and equipment to keep perfecting our skills and enhancing our client's experience with us.
Our photographic style is a mix of posed “fine art” with a touch of clean, light and airy. We love photographing our clients in both our studio and in outdoors settings. We will be honored to be selected to photograph your growing family!
"Joanna and Bao were great to work with as we were taking family photos to commemorate our daughter turning six months old. The studio is very modern and clean, and the backdrops and props were very tasteful.
It is challenging to get good family photos with two young and volatile kids, so having such patient photographers was worth every penny since they will never be this small again.
The whole process of scheduling and having the session was all very professional. We are glad we discovered them!"
"What a great experience! Walking into this place is like going into a candy store for parents. You want everything!! You your child to wear all the costumes and use all the props! They have so many great selections for both male and female babies.
I was amazed just how much work goes into setting them up. I like how they create a safe space for newborns. The room is warm, the have a shusher to help ease the babies into a sleep, and they take their time to get the shot. Plus they have coffee and the snacks for the parents!!!
Joanna and Bo were very gentle with our son. He was a bit older than what they are used to but they made it work and we got some beautiful pictures of our baby boy!
And they were very accommodating. Our son had a major surgery soon after his birth and he needed time to recover. They were very understanding and helped us find a date that worked well for all of us.
Overall, I was very impressed with their work and I will definitely go again!"
"Sooo worth the investment! We originally only booked them to do our Newborn Photo Shoot. We are both camera shy and had not planned to do any maternity pictures, but after thinking about it decided to get them done too. So happy we did! The pictures turned out amazing! No double chins and large arms!! I had mentioned how self conscious I was feeling with the extra weight and chins I had gained during the pregnancy. They were both very caring and made me feel comfortable and reassured me throughout the session. They captured some beautiful images I will forever cherish.
Our son was born shortly after and we brought him in for newborn pictures two weeks later. All I can say is we are sooo happy we decided to do both. The attention and care Joanna and Bao take in their clients is genuine. They were so gentle with our son. Seriously Baby Whisperers. Our baby slept the longest he had ever slept up to that point all while being handled. The pictures turned out great!!
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"Joanna and Bao are amazing photographers! Both are attentive to their clients and very professional but at the same time comfortable to work with! She has tons of props to use for newborn sessions! I would recommend Joanna to friends and family for maternity or newborn shoots! Thank you both!!"
"5+++Stars! From our initial email conversations, Joanna was a photographer after our own hearts. My husband is a huge Star Wars fan and once I mentioned a Star Wars themed newborn shoot, Joanna and her husband Bao (also fans) went above and beyond to secure the perfect props! They were so quick to respond to my numerous emails/questions and threw out some brilliant ideas that the anticipation for our shoot was so high, we could hardly wait!!
Once we got to their studio, it confirmed all of our gut feelings about them! Two of the most wonderful, warm, loving and creative people! The studio was fully stocked with everything baby needs! It was super clean, cute and decked out with costumes and props. Nice touches like a bottle warmer, seating for family, a changing table (wipes, included), etc.
On to the pictures....All I can say is WOW. We gave them creative carte blanche and we are so glad we did. Although our theme was mainly Star Wars, we did a few traditional (wrapped in blanke"